A lot of people ask themselves what the added value of a certification is to their CV. Of course there are several reasons. Depending on the country you live in or the company you work for this may differ. Still we have listed three universal reasons why it's worth becoming a certified cost engineer:

1. Being certified helps you to distinguish yourself and increases your hiring advantages over non-certified professionals

If you are looking for a new job, a certification can help you stand out from non-certified candidates. Many recruiters often seek out those with an appropriate certificate.

2. Address Knowledge and Skill Gaps

Following courses like the Cost Engineering Skills and Knowledge Certification Course not only helps you prepare for your exam, but can also make you a better cost engineer. Preparing for a certification gives you the opportunity to refresh your knowledge and it also teaches you the latest insights in the field. Certification preparation helps you in developing your knowledge and skill set, which makes you feel more confident about the decisions you will make in the future.

3. Higher Earning Potential

Many cost engineers state that their salary has increased by becoming certified. They mention they were rewarded by receiving a bonus, a raise or a job promotion. Employers value having certified professionals and many times express this appreciation in the form of higher earnings.

The Cost Engineering Academy provides the Cost Engineering Skills and Knowledge Certification Course. This course follows the international standards set by the international organization of cost engineers, the AACEI. The course also prepares students in becoming a Certified Cost Technician (CCT) or Certified Cost Professional (CCP). For more information please visit our website.

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